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Gibson Family Health Care In The News

  • PSW wins workplace award

    Ashley Joyce is a hardworking Personal Support Worker who cares deeply about the world around her.

    A staff member at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview for the past 21 years, Ashley assists 104 residents in long-term care. Grateful for her helpful nature and positive attitude, the popular home named the 38-year-old its Employee of the Month for September 2022.

    “Ashley is a very caring and compassionate PSW,” says Melissa Locke, Assistant Director of Care. “She takes the time to make the moments count and make our residents feel special. It’s heartwarming to see her make them the centre of attention, especially in their time of need.”

    Speaking from her home in mid-August, Ashley admits, “I love my job. I really enjoy helping people. I like to make them laugh and make their day better.”

    Devoted to her children: a 14-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son, Ashley and her family live in Amherstview.

    “I started here as a student and never left,” she says with a smile.

    Asked to describe herself, she replies, “I don’t like to toot my own horn. I like to think I’m caring, friendly and helpful. I always try to help where I can and be part of the team. I come to work and do the best I can. I try to be helpful which is the best I can hope for at the end of the day.”

    As for her future, Ashley admits she likes her work and doesn’t have any plans to change careers.

  • Gananoque woman wins workplace award

    A young health care professional from Gananoque has won her first workplace award.

    Speaking from Carveth Care Centre where she was worked for the past four years as a Personal Support Worker, Cassandra Carter smiles at the news she is the home’s Employee of the Month for September 2022.

    “I was shocked,” the 32-year-old says, happily. “I have worked here for years and it’s a pleasure to win this award.”

    Known as a front-line worker with compassion who puts her residents first, Cassandra replies quickly when asked about her job, “I love caring for people. I love making someone smile. If I’ve made someone smile, I can say I’ve done a good job at the end-of-the-day.”

    Cassandra finds the home and its people special.

    “It’s tremendous teamwork here - I love the people so much. The Activation Department is exceptional. They do a lot of extras for the residents compared to other homes.”

    The proud owner of a dog and cat, Cassandra grows her own food for canning and pickling. Her fiancé is building her a chicken coop and the fresh eggs will be a welcome addition to the healthy food she prefers.